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The following provides a brief description of some of the configurable options for each Pool Format.  Our Pool Configuration Wizard make the process of configuring these options a breeze.

Pick 'Em Format

  • Supported Leagues
  • Pool Duration
    Allows you to define the start and end weeks of the pool.  Want to start a pool into a season?  Not a problem: simply define the start week as the league's current week!
  • Days of Week
    Allows you to pick which days of the week you want your pool to play.  NHL/NBA only from Friday, Saturday or Sunday games.
  • Pool Deadline
    Allows you to define a weekly deadline for picks to be made.
  • Straight Up / Point Spread
    Allows you to have the pool played straight up or against the spread (for NFL/CFL pools only).  Playing straight up requires participants pick the winner of each game where playing against the spread requires them to pick the winner of each game against a given spread.
  • Number of Games
    Allows you to specify the number of games to pick each week.
  • Best Bets
    Allows participants to score extra points by selecting one game per week as their most confident pick.
  • Join Notifications
    Allows you to be notified automatically when participants join your pool.
  • Default Picks
    Allows default picks to be made for participants who forget to make their picks. Default Picks are definable by participant from the following options: All Home or Road Teams, All Favorite or Underdog Teams (NFL/CFL only) and All Random Teams.
  • Automated E-mail Reminders
    Allows participants to be sent automated e-mail reminders, to help preserve Office Pool Junkie's #1 Pool Commandment: "Thou shalt not forget to make thy picks!"
  • Message Board
    Allows participants to post messages - let the trash talk begin!
  • Entry Fee
    Allows you to define how much it will cost to play in your pool.  You can also manage the collection of your pool entry fees through OPJ!
  • Admin Fee
    Allows you to define an optional admin fee that will automatically be deducted from pool funds when calculating prizes.
  • Weekly Winners
    Allows you specify the number of weekly winners that will be declared.  An optional tie-breaker can also enabled.
  • Weekly Prizes
    Allows you to define the prize distribution for weekly winner(s).
  • Final Winners
    Allows you specify the number of final winners that will be declared.
  • Final Prizes
    Allows you to define the prize distribution for final winner(s).

Confidence Format

  • Supported Leagues
  • Pool Duration
    Allows you to define the start and end weeks of the pool.  Want to start a pool into a season?  Not a problem: simply define the start week as the league's current week!
  • Days of Week
    Allows you to pick which days of the week you want your pool to play.  NHL/NBA only from Friday, Saturday or Sunday games.
  • Pool Deadline
    Allows you to define a weekly deadline for picks to be made.
  • Straight Up / Point Spread
    Allows you to have the pool played straight up or against the spread (for NFL/CFL pools only).  Playing straight up requires participants pick the winner of each game where playing against the spread requires them to pick the winner of each game against a given spread.
  • Number of Games
    Allows you to specify the number of games to pick each week.
  • Join Notifications
    Allows you to be notified automatically when participants join your pool.
  • Default Picks
    Allows default picks to be made for participants who forget to make their picks. Default Picks are definable by participant from the following options: All Home or Road Teams, All Favorite or Underdog Teams (NFL/CFL only) and All Random Teams.
  • Automated E-mail Reminders
    Allows participants to be sent automated e-mail reminders, to help preserve Office Pool Junkie's #1 Pool Commandment: "Thou shalt not forget to make thy picks!"
  • Message Board
    Allows participants to post messages - let the trash talk begin!
  • Entry Fee
    Allows you to define how much it will cost to play in your pool.  You can also manage the collection of your pool entry fees through OPJ!
  • Admin Fee
    Allows you to define an optional admin fee that will automatically be deducted from pool funds when calculating prizes.
  • Weekly Winners
    Allows you specify the number of weekly winners that will be declared.  An optional tie-breaker can also enabled.
  • Weekly Prizes
    Allows you to define the prize distribution for weekly winner(s).
  • Final Winners
    Allows you specify the number of final winners that will be declared.
  • Final Prizes
    Allows you to define the prize distribution for final winner(s).

Survivor Format

  • Supported Leagues
  • Pool Duration
    Allows you to define the start and end weeks of the pool.  Want to start a pool into a season?  Not a problem: simply define the start week as the league's current week!
  • Days of Week
    Allows you to pick which days of the week you want your pool to play.  NHL/NBA only from Friday, Saturday or Sunday games.
  • Pool Deadline
    Allows you to define a weekly deadline for picks to be made.
  • Strikes
    Allows you to define the number of strikes (i.e. number of incorrect picks allowed before being eliminated).  If you enable Strikes, you can also elect to have them included (as part of the initial entry fee) or optional (meaning eliminated participants will have to rebuy to keep playing in the pool).  You can also elect to specify a week where Strikes are prohibited (meaning if participants picked incorrectly past this selected week, they'd be eliminated even if they hadn't incurred any strikes yet).
  • Repeat Pick Prevention
    Allows you to prohibit participants from picking a team they've already picked.
  • Join Notifications
    Allows you to be notified automatically when participants join your pool.
  • Default Picks
    Allows default picks to be made for participants who forget to make their picks. Default Picks are definable by participant from the following options: Week's Biggest Favorite (NFL only), Week's Last Home or Road Teams.
  • Automated E-mail Reminders
    Allows participants to be sent automated e-mail reminders, to help preserve Office Pool Junkie's #1 Pool Commandment: "Thou shalt not forget to make thy picks!"
  • Message Board
    Allows participants to post messages - let the trash talk begin!
  • Entry Fee
    Allows you to define how much it will cost to play in your pool.  You can also manage the collection of your pool entry fees through OPJ!
  • Admin Fee
    Allows you to define an optional admin fee that will automatically be deducted from pool funds when calculating prizes.
  • Final Winners
    Allows you specify the number of final winners that will be declared (currently limited to 1).
  • Final Prizes
    Allows you to define the prize distribution for final winner(s).

Bracket Format

  • Supported Leagues
  • Pool Deadline
    Allows you to define a deadline for picks to be made.
  • Point Distribution
    Allows you to define the number of points awarded for each correct prediction in each round.  You can also elect to award extra points for correctly predicting upsets as well as bonus points for correctly predicting series lengths (for NHL and NBA only).
  • Bonus Points
    Allows you to award bonus points for correctly predicting the number of games each series will be won in (for NHL and NBA pools only).
  • Join Notifications
    Allows you to be notified automatically when participants join your pool.
  • Automated E-mail Reminders
    Allows participants to be sent automated e-mail reminders, to help preserve Office Pool Junkie's #1 Pool Commandment: "Thou shalt not forget to make thy picks!"
  • Message Board
    Allows participants to post messages - let the trash talk begin!
  • Entry Fee
    Allows you to define how much it will cost to play in your pool.  You can also manage the collection of your pool entry fees through OPJ!
  • Admin Fee
    Allows you to define an optional admin fee that will automatically be deducted from pool funds when calculating prizes.
  • Final Winners
    Allows you specify the number of final winners that will be declared.  An optional tie-breaker can also be enabled.
  • Final Prizes
    Allows you to define the prize distribution for final winner(s).

Squares Format

  • Supported Leagues
  • Squares Limit
    Allows you to limit the number of squares a participant can pick.
  • Join Notifications
    Allows you to be notified automatically when participants join your pool.
  • Message Board
    Allows participants to post messages - let the trash talk begin!
  • Cost per Square
    Allows you to define how much it will cost participants to purchase squares.
  • Admin Fee
    Allows you to define an optional admin fee that will automatically be deducted from pool funds when calculating prizes.
  • Final Prizes
    Allows you to define the prize distribution for each quarter (or half for NCAA pools).


   NHL WEEK 24:  Wed. 7PM
2017/03/22
Toronto
Columbus
5
2
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Wed. 8PM
2017/03/22
N.Y. Islanders
N.Y. Rangers
3
2
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Wed. 10PM
2017/03/22
Edmonton
Anaheim
3
4
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Thu. 7PM
2017/03/23
Tampa Bay
Boston
6
3
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Thu. 7PM
2017/03/23
Columbus
Washington
1
2
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Thu. 7:30PM
2017/03/23
Arizona
Florida
1
3
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Thu. 7:30PM
2017/03/23
Carolina
Montreal
4
1
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Thu. 7:30PM
2017/03/23
New Jersey
Toronto
2
4
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Thu. 7:30PM
2017/03/23
Pittsburgh
Ottawa
1
2
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Thu. 8PM
2017/03/23
Calgary
Nashville
1
3
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Thu. 8PM
2017/03/23
Philadelphia
Minnesota
3
1
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Thu. 8PM
2017/03/23
Vancouver
St. Louis
1
4
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Thu. 8:30PM
2017/03/23
Dallas
Chicago
2
3
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Thu. 9PM
2017/03/23
Edmonton
Colorado
7
4
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Thu. 10:30PM
2017/03/23
Winnipeg
Los Angeles
2
5
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Fri. 7PM
2017/03/24
N.Y. Islanders
Pittsburgh
4
3
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Fri. 7:30PM
2017/03/24
Tampa Bay
Detroit
2
1
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Fri. 8:30PM
2017/03/24
San Jose
Dallas
1
6
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Fri. 10PM
2017/03/24
Winnipeg
Anaheim
1
3
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Sat. 2PM
2017/03/25
Philadelphia
Columbus
0
1
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Sat. 2PM
2017/03/25
Vancouver
Minnesota
4
2
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Sat. 7PM
2017/03/25
Arizona
Washington
1
4
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Sat. 7PM
2017/03/25
Boston
N.Y. Islanders
2
1
|
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Sat. 7PM
2017/03/25
Toronto
Buffalo
2
5
|
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Sat. 7PM
2017/03/25
Carolina
New Jersey
3
1
|
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Sat. 7PM
2017/03/25
Calgary
St. Louis
3
2
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Sat. 7PM
2017/03/25
Chicago
Florida
0
7
|
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Sat. 7PM
2017/03/25
Ottawa
Montreal
1
3
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Sat. 8PM
2017/03/25
San Jose
Nashville
2
7
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Sat. 10PM
2017/03/25
Colorado
Edmonton
1
4
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Sat. 10:30PM
2017/03/25
N.Y. Rangers
Los Angeles
3
0
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Sun. 1PM
2017/03/26
Minnesota
Detroit
2
3
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Sun. 5PM
2017/03/26
Dallas
New Jersey
2
1
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Sun. 7PM
2017/03/26
Philadelphia
Pittsburgh
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Sun. 8PM
2017/03/26
Vancouver
Winnipeg
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Sun. 9PM
2017/03/26
N.Y. Rangers
Anaheim
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Mon. 7PM
2017/03/27
Florida
Buffalo
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Mon. 7PM
2017/03/27
Nashville
N.Y. Islanders
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Mon. 7:30PM
2017/03/27
Chicago
Tampa Bay
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Mon. 8PM
2017/03/27
Arizona
St. Louis
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Mon. 9PM
2017/03/27
Colorado
Calgary
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Tue. 7PM
2017/03/28
Nashville
Boston
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Tue. 7PM
2017/03/28
Buffalo
Columbus
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Tue. 7PM
2017/03/28
Detroit
Carolina
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Tue. 7PM
2017/03/28
Ottawa
Philadelphia
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Tue. 7:30PM
2017/03/28
Dallas
Montreal
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Tue. 7:30PM
2017/03/28
Florida
Toronto
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Tue. 8PM
2017/03/28
Washington
Minnesota
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Tue. 9PM
2017/03/28
Los Angeles
Edmonton
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Tue. 10PM
2017/03/28
Anaheim
Vancouver
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Tue. 10:30PM
2017/03/28
N.Y. Rangers
San Jose
   NBA WEEK 22:  Wed. 7PM
2017/03/22
Charlotte
Orlando
109
102
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Wed. 7:30PM
2017/03/22
Indiana
Boston
100
109
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Wed. 8PM
2017/03/22
Detroit
Chicago
95
117
|
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Wed. 8PM
2017/03/22
Philadelphia
Oklahoma City
97
122
|
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Wed. 8PM
2017/03/22
Atlanta
Washington
100
104
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Wed. 9PM
2017/03/22
Cleveland
Denver
113
126
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Wed. 10:30PM
2017/03/22
Milwaukee
Sacramento
116
98
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Wed. 10:30PM
2017/03/22
New York
Utah
101
108
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Thu. 7:30PM
2017/03/23
Phoenix
Brooklyn
98
126
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Thu. 7:30PM
2017/03/23
Toronto
Miami
101
84
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Thu. 8:30PM
2017/03/23
L.A. Clippers
Dallas
95
97
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Thu. 8:30PM
2017/03/23
Memphis
San Antonio
90
97
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Thu. 10PM
2017/03/23
New York
Portland
95
110
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Fri. 7PM
2017/03/24
Brooklyn
Washington
108
129
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Fri. 7PM
2017/03/24
Cleveland
Charlotte
112
105
|
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Fri. 7PM
2017/03/24
Detroit
Orlando
87
115
|
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Fri. 7PM
2017/03/24
Denver
Indiana
125
117
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Fri. 7:30PM
2017/03/24
Phoenix
Boston
120
130
|
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Fri. 8PM
2017/03/24
Philadelphia
Chicago
117
107
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Fri. 8PM
2017/03/24
Atlanta
Milwaukee
97
100
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Fri. 8PM
2017/03/24
New Orleans
Houston
107
117
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Fri. 10:30PM
2017/03/24
Minnesota
L.A. Lakers
119
130
|
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Fri. 10:30PM
2017/03/24
Sacramento
Golden State
100
114
|
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Sat. 3:30PM
2017/03/25
Utah
L.A. Clippers
95
108
|
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Sat. 7:30PM
2017/03/25
Washington
Cleveland
127
115
|
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Sat. 8:30PM
2017/03/25
Toronto
Dallas
94
86
|
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Sat. 8:30PM
2017/03/25
New York
San Antonio
98
106
|
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Sat. 10PM
2017/03/25
Minnesota
Portland
100
112
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Sun. 1PM
2017/03/26
Phoenix
Charlotte
106
120
|
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Sun. 1PM
2017/03/26
Brooklyn
Atlanta
107
92
|
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Sun. 3:30PM
2017/03/26
Sacramento
L.A. Clippers
98
97
|
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Sun. 3:30PM
2017/03/26
Chicago
Milwaukee
109
94
|
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Sun. 3:30PM
2017/03/26
Oklahoma City
Houston
125
137
|
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Sun. 6PM
2017/03/26
Philadelphia
Indiana
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Sun. 6PM
2017/03/26
Miami
Boston
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Sun. 8PM
2017/03/26
Memphis
Golden State
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Sun. 8PM
2017/03/26
New Orleans
Denver
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Sun. 9:30PM
2017/03/26
Portland
L.A. Lakers
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Mon. 7:30PM
2017/03/27
Orlando
Toronto
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Mon. 7:30PM
2017/03/27
Detroit
New York
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Mon. 8PM
2017/03/27
Cleveland
San Antonio
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Mon. 8:30PM
2017/03/27
Oklahoma City
Dallas
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Mon. 10:30PM
2017/03/27
Memphis
Sacramento
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Mon. 10:30PM
2017/03/27
New Orleans
Utah
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Tue. 7PM
2017/03/28
Milwaukee
Charlotte
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Tue. 7PM
2017/03/28
Minnesota
Indiana
|
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Tue. 7:30PM
2017/03/28
Philadelphia
Brooklyn
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Tue. 7:30PM
2017/03/28
Phoenix
Atlanta
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Tue. 7:30PM
2017/03/28
Miami
Detroit
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Tue. 8PM
2017/03/28
Golden State
Houston
|
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Tue. 10PM
2017/03/28
Denver
Portland
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Tue. 10:30PM
2017/03/28
Washington
L.A. Lakers

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